Pitchero Non League Newsletter
Login:   Help
Breaking News:
Reward for Westfields - Midland League Premier Division club Westfields were presented with the FA Charter Standard Club of the Year award at.... ... Tulips Release Experienced Duo - Evo-Stik Northern Premier League First Division South club Spalding United have released experienced duo....... Chairman Praise for Rovers Fans - Football at all levels is often blighted with bad news stories. How pleasant, therefore, to report how a club chairman was.... ... Barrow Borrow Owens - Vanarama Conference North club Barrow AFC have confirmed the loan signing of left-sided player Andy Owens from.... ... Law Left Frustrated - Alfreton Town manager Nicky Law cut a frustrated figure following Tuesday night’s 2-0 Vanarama Conference home.... ... New Striker for Wantage - Southern League Division One South & West club Wantage Town have announced the signing of forward....... Two Ex-Seagulls Join Peacehaven - Ryman League Premier Division club Peacehaven & Telscombe have welcomed two experienced ex Seagulls to their squad. ... Tigers Forward Becomes a Steelman - Southern League Premier Division club Corby Town have completed the signing of Wales under-21 international........ Parkes Extends Hemel Stay - Vanarama Conference South club Hemel Hempstead Town`s club captain Jordan Parkes has signed a two-year contract....... Ferriby Move for St Juste - Vanarama Conference North club North Ferrriby United have signed wide player Jason St Juste from Evo-Stik Northern........ Tuesday`s FA Cup Replays Reviewed.... - Tuesday night`s FA Cup Second Qualifying Round replays produced only one real `shock` result, and that came at.... ... Martyrs Surrender Two-Goal Lead - The only game in the Southern League Division One South & West on Tuesday night saw Merthyr Town have to settle for....... Jarvis Nets Four But Kabamba Hits Five! - In the Southern League Premier Division on Tuesday night, Hungerford Town held their second in the table visitors....... Royals Go Four Points Clear - Sutton Coldfield Town moved four points clear at the top of the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League First Division South....... Bloods Go Second - Droylsden moved into second place in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League First Division North table after winning 2-1 at....... Bucks Win Table-Topping Encounter - Buxton returned to the top of the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Premier Division table after a hard-fought victory.... ... Kent Duo March On - Maidstone United and Margate both won again on Tuesday night to maintain their domination of the Ryman League Premier Division.... Loanee Earns Pilgrims a Point - Conner Robinson scored the second goal of his loan spell with Boston United as the Pilgrims fought out a 1-1 draw at....... Barnet`s Lead Cut to Two Points - Barnet remain top of the Vanarama Conference table but had their lead reduced to just two points after they were held..... ... Neighbourly Gesture - Vanarama Conference club Grimsby Town`s young defender Ellis Humble has joined Toolstation Northern Counties East.......

Latest Blue Square Bet News

			        
Blue Square Bet

Darlington to Play at Shildon

Darlington, relegated from the Blue Square Bet Premier, are going to groundshare with STL Northern League neighbours Shildon next season.

0 Comments

Published 8th May 2012

Darlington to Play at Shildon
Shildon`s Dean Street

Shildon were one of five Northern League clubs who offered a helping hand, and yesterday the Quakers announced that they will be playing home games - probably in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League - at Dean Street.

Spokesman Craig McKenna said: "DFC 1883 Ltd are delighted to announce that a groundshare agreement has been signed with Shildon FC.

"An agreement is now in place for Darlington FC to use the facilities at Shildon FC as our home ground for the 12/13 season, and is a one year lease.

"It is common practice in deals such as these for commercial terms to be kept confidential but as Darlington FC is now a community owned club we are aware that it is entirely appropriate for some details to be made public. Rent for the year will be £25,000 inclusive of all costs, all gate receipts will come to Darlington FC and Shildon FC will be entitled to a share of the bar take.

"This is a good deal for both sides and we are looking forward to a great working relationship with all at Shildon.

"We would also like to thank Bishop Auckland for the courtesy shown to us during our discussions, they offered an excellent alternative to Shildon, but ultimately we feel that the parking and travel options at Shildon are better for the majority of our fans.

"We had hoped to have been able to discuss this with the fans at the forum on Friday night but unfortunately time pressures relating to the submission of the lease with the FA made delaying until Friday impractical."

[Source: Ray Simpson]
Tags: News | Darlington RSS